London Metropolitan University
The course offers a wide range of language combinations paired with English: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin (Chinese), Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian and Spanish. Further language combinations with English, such as Arabic, may also be available, subject to demand, staff expertise and availability of learning resources. All simultaneous interpreting activities take place in the fully digital Interpreting Suite which also offers the latest multimedia facilities for virtual classes, recording of interpreting performances, as well as original speeches for student practise. Students also benefit from guest speakers and conference interpreting professionals who visit the course and provide additional opportunities for practice and individual and group feedback to students. Students take 6 core modules and a Research Interpreting Project of 9,000-10,000 words.
Applicants should have 2.1 degree (or a 2.2 with professional experience in interpreting). Applications from candidates with substantial experience as a professional interpreter but no degree are considered. Certificate and diploma level: English and 1 other language. Master's level: English and 1 or 2 other languages. Near-native proficiency in the 1st foreign language (language B) and/or a good command of the 2nd foreign language (language C). English language requirements: a very good command of English.
The modules are: the interpreter's skills and tools; interpreting; theories and research for interpreters; conference interpreting: module 1; the interpreter's professional environment and work placement; conference interpreting (EU/UN context); conference interpreting: module 2.
Students assessed by a variety of essays, presentations, practical interpreting performance, self and peer evaluation, case study, reflective portfolio and research project or dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 9,810 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 1,090 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Moorgate||City of London||EC2M 6SQ||South East|
020 7133 4202